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Creating a Home You Love (Use Your Words)

What's the first thing you do when you move into a new house? Do you set up the beds? Do you line the cabinets with shelf paper? Do you make a list of the rooms you want to paint? Do you immediately go out and buy a new welcome mat? Well, I do all these… Continue reading Creating a Home You Love (Use Your Words)

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Finding Pain Points in Your Home

We are about three months in to this global pandemic. It's safe to say we have spent more time in our homes than we ever have before. How's it going for you? Are you feeling comfortable? Managing all the things you now need to manage? Home office? Home schooling? All the meals? All the organization?… Continue reading Finding Pain Points in Your Home

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Sprucing Up the Outdoors

I know I got a little excited back in April. We had some beautiful, sunny days that really got me revved-up for summer. I even called the farm store to pre-order some annuals and the nice woman in the garden center talked me off the ledge. "It really isn't warm enough for plants to stay… Continue reading Sprucing Up the Outdoors

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Summer Project List

It's a Monday morning in springtime, the air is fresh, the birds are singing and I'm fresh off a relaxing Mother's Day. It all puts me in the mood to write a great list. Are you a list person? I LOVE having something I can look back on for progress and accountability and nothing beats… Continue reading Summer Project List

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Are We There Yet? Four Practices to Help You Survive Quarantine

What day is it? With everyone home every day, it's easy to forget what day it is, and it's easy to let our work slide because we can always do it tomorrow. My own schedule has been a little up in the air and as the beautiful weather comes, so goes my attention span. What… Continue reading Are We There Yet? Four Practices to Help You Survive Quarantine

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Five Things to do to Have An Organized Move Home Organization Challenge-Day 13

I know several people who have purchased new homes or are in the midst of purchasing a new home and are eagerly anticipating the move-in. I just love imagining how my furniture will fit in the new space, what decor will resonate with the interior and how gatherings will flow. But moving to a "new… Continue reading Five Things to do to Have An Organized Move Home Organization Challenge-Day 13

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One-Hour, Family-Time Declutter Home Organization Challenge-Day 10

At the time of writing this, it's a holiday. Kids are out of school and so many folks have the day off. If you aren't road-tripping or skiing, what are you doing? It's a great day to round up your family members for a One-Hour, Family-Time Declutter session. How does it work? Let me tell… Continue reading One-Hour, Family-Time Declutter Home Organization Challenge-Day 10

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Home Organization Challenge-Day 9 The Storage Baskets You’ll Use Again and Again AND 10 Ways to Use Them

So, my husband and I had a date night last night. Long gone are the days of wine and roses, late night movies and romantic walks through the city. Sometimes we pull off something more fun, but many times now we share a plate of nachos at our favorite cantina and then zip across town… Continue reading Home Organization Challenge-Day 9 The Storage Baskets You’ll Use Again and Again AND 10 Ways to Use Them